tv Aging Adult Services Committee 12215 SFGTV December 6, 2015 12:00pm-2:36pm PST
meeting. then there will be no joint legislative committee in december. that's typical for that group. we have the ten bills we'll report on in january if that works for the commission. >> thank you. any comments or questions? questions from the public? thank you very much. next item is the long term care coordinating council. sandy. >> good morning. president james, commissioners and deputy director mcspadden. i want to give you just highlights of our meeting that we had on november 12th. as you know, our council is the advisory group to the mayor. we felt that it would be appropriate for us to knit -- submit a letter to the mayor and chief of staff and the head of hsa our opinions about what kinds of expertise and skills the director of the department
should have. we sent a letter indicating our concerns and input. at the meeting, we also had ann hintton give update about the scan grant that we received. which was about $10,000. the purpose of that grant was to have our staff mentor three other counties to develop their long term care integration plans. bill haskell who was our former staff person along with ann hintton worked together with three different counties in california. specifically ventura, stanislaus and yolo counties to put together their long term care integration plan. they've done that and now they're going to be submitting to to the scan foundation. we completed the work that we were given the money to do. in the meantime, our department is submitting another grant with
scan and so scan will consider our grant proposal to continue the work. the other item we had on the agenda would highlight the event that we had to commemorate our tenth anniversary of the down sill. that was on october 23rd. maureen took a lot of photos and presented a slide show. it was a very successful event with about 300 people in attendance. as you recall, the event was called a party with a purpose. because we felt it was important to highlight the work of the council for the last 10 years. we also had on our agenda a presentation of your transitional care programs that your department actually providing to the public. i know that you had presentations on this, i won't go into a lot of details.
that is the program that initially started back in 2008 with san francisco senior center along with other community based organizations. and funded by the c ms with a special demonstration project. now is taken over by your department and is being implemented by your staff. we also had a very comprehensive legislative update by your staff person, rick appleby. again, once we start the budget process again, the councilmembers will be making our annual report -- excuse me. to the board oboard of supervisors about the up -- upcoming budget. >> i do have a question.
>> thank you very much. commissioner ow. >> two questions, you expect to what to look for our next -- the commission member may ask to express some opinions. if you make it available to the commissioner, we will follow your guidelines. >> i will be happy to do that commissioner ow. >> can you give us the secretary and the secretary can report to us? the second is that you are requesting for grants. if this grants given to you, do you have the full authority or exercise to extend the money the way that you intended to? >> the grants that i was referring to is a grant that the department is submitting to the scan foundation. it's your department that's submitting the grant on behalf of the council. we has a council cannot directly get funding directly.
it goes through your department. that's the mechanism for the funding. >> thank you for clarifying the question. >> you're welcome. >> any other comments or questions? questions from the public? thank you very much sandy. next item on the agenda is the tacc report. finally, k report. >> good morning, cochair are not available. i get the honors giving our report. we also have drafted a letter with our interest in terms of the qualifications of the new department head. we will also be submitting that if we haven't already. we are also planning to present to you probably in the january meeting, our 2016-2017 advocacy
platform. we looked at the agenda and thought, we won't. we will do it probably in january. in the meantime, we're also ending a very -- an interesting time period. we like to wish all of you a very happy holiday and to join us in our annual case holiday party. that will be on monday the 14th of december from 4:30 to 6:00 at the sugar lounge. i think you were there last time. really great opportunity to network and to give collegiate support to all of us who are fighting really hard to maintain and expand services to people older adults and people with disabilities. we hope you'll join us. there is a flier, but i don't have it. i don't know if my colleagues have it. if you wanted to go to sugar
lounge case party on monday december 14th. >> any comments or questions? >> what's the location? >> [indiscernible] >> near gohf. >> thank you. any other comments? no business on the agenda. new business, the mayor's office of housing and community development. helen hail. >> good morning commissioners. deputy director. first, my name it helen hail. i'm the director of residential and community service for the mayor's office of housing and community development. i would first like to thank the staff for all the assistance
they've given us and pulling together these contracts if our properties. they've been super helpful and wonderful resource for us. it's wonderful to do collaborative work. i'm here today to go through the presentation that was submitted in your packet to give a little bit more background to the rental assistance demonstration project. some of you have may have received the mayor's notice because we did close the first 14 properties about a week ago. there was some information that has been posted in the paper, there had been numerous articles. the rental assistance demonstration project is a federal program under hud. it allows housing authorities to draw down additional and different types of funding to be able to better support their public housing properties. the housing authority background includes that they're housing subsidies for almost 28,000 residents in san francisco. currently there are about 5400
public housing units and the average income is in the middle of $14,500. the average rent is about $312. the problem in san francisco is that we have a aging building stock. it's in vast need of repair. back in 2012, it was determined that we had about $270 million. there's about $15 million that come in annually. the capital fund that comes only meet about 3.5% of those needs. they have about $5 million to meet the needs on an annual basis. doesn't matter whether or not you're really good in math at any time in your life, we will never be able to catch up. housing stock will be lost in san francisco. in december of 2012, housing authority was deemed troubled, mayor lee introduced a process
for public housing. this involved numerous organizations, residents, service providers, multiple city agencies, the director from the mayor's housing was one of the cochairs of that process. basically, the consequences of doing nothing due to the troubled status would be that the buildings will continue to decline. they would fail inspections from hud and therefore, units will be taken out of service. we will lose our hud subsidy. that would impact end up losing public housing in san francisco. basically doing nothing was not an option. the central premise between parental assistance demonstration project is to provide a more stable operating subsidy for the housing. allows folks to take a private development partner and leverage those folks so that it is no longer just a federal program. there's a cap on rad currently
at 60,000 units. some people apply there are many more applications. there has been an effort to try and lift that cap over the years. what i can tell you is that rad is challenging and a high cost area. where rad rents are well below what the fmr is or any kind of payment standard. san francisco took a very innovative approach. we have very high quality affordable housing developers here in san francisco. together, with our affordable housing developers, -- i didn't touch it. the idea here in san francisco was to take our model for affordable housing where we take tax credits and loans to our
affordable housing and put together with the rad subsidy. we apply for portfolio of 4584 units and we were approved in january 2014. we were approved for the largest rad portfolio in the country. i want to also say that our mechanisms for how we're putting together affordable housing developer and the tax credits and the section 18 is very unique nationally. a lot of folks are catching 46 to see whether or not we're able to make this work well. in the spring of 2014, we put out an rfq and selected our developer team for 29 buildings which are divided into two phases. the reason we've divided it is to convert 29 properties all at once will be more than anyone can do. converting 14 and 15 is also very labor intensive. but the positive side to that is
that we have buildings in each of the clusters that we are converting for two different phases. i believe you were given a list of building buildings. in addition, so the combination, there's the rad and there's the section 18. some of our buildings in san francisco qualify for section 18. which means the buildings are in a much more desperate shape. they're not in the condition to be torn down. they will allow us to draw in a higher subsidy. together with the rad voucher and the section 18, we're leveraging tax credit equity in the amount of $720 million for tax credit this allows us to pull together an operating budget that allow us to do repair and rehab on all the buildings at a much higher
rate. it will allows to keep ahead of the repairs operate a much staff. in addition, the exciting part of rad and part of the reason we're here today, there is a services component that is required under rad. there is an on sight services mod model at all of these buildings. that is not something that's been in place for the housing authority. they will occasionally get small grants or there's a city contract or provider that want to do work. there hasn't been an on sight services model. the excitement for us around this is the ability to bring community building and some leverage service connection to link folks to the vast network of services we have in the city. it will allow to reduce the
isolation these buildings experienced for a long time. what you need to understand, these buildings will be own and operated by these affordable housing developers. land under the building will continue to have a ground lease to the housing authority. this is not a model where the new owners can come in and tear down the buildings and put the tenants out and build their own market rate. these are for current tenants. the entire model is in place for the current tenants to live in better and more affordable housing. in addition, tenant protections has been established. we've listed the different rights. there's no rescreening, there's no change in the rent calculation. they continue to pay 30% of their income. it is not demolition. it's just rehab and repair. there's no displacement. tenants will be temporarily relocated in order to do the repair and rehab.
we don't want tenants living in a building where they're doing any kind of work on it. there are health and safety codes around that. any kind of eviction protections have been in place have been preserved and moved over under rad. in addition, they reserve the right to have tenant associations. there will be resident voices in these buildings. all of the buildings will have an on sight resident council that will be democratically elected. they will have their own operating funds. i gave you a copy of sort of the model in general. i want to be clear, this is not intended as a high case management model. it is really meant around community engagement, community building and linkage. it's important to do that. our experience in the past is in public housing building folks that need case management that are resistent.
there are trust issues. there's a lot of isolation. we really want to create vibrant communities in these buildings and have neighbors start to get to know each other, many of them speak different languages and cultures. we want to create access and create better trust with the owners and with the service providers that will be on site. you saw the buckets that we provided. it's housing, house, economic, mobility and public safety. none of that will be a surprised. original model that was in place was one to 100 staffing ratio. the reason we have services contracts coming from the city, we are leveraging in the operating budget. there is $81,000 that provides for a full time staff person. what we have done through our collaboration with city departments is to reduce the staffing model to one to 75 ratio. so that your services contracts carry with it program operating support. sort of the kinds of fun things
you want to have for food or activities and supervision for staff and reduce it down to 175. i gave you some examples of activities. i won't bore you with those things. in closing, what i can say is that, having worked in public housing for many years in san francisco, residents have long lived in conditions that have been extremely poor. the hope was -- we are placing what was public housing on the front end of the affordable housing continuum. we are using project found through the federal government with tax credit and debt to operate these buildings so they have a vibrant ownership and we keep up with the repairs, the housing is in good condition. we no longer have a difference for very low income folks in the quality of housing that they have in the city. we value these tenants that are currently in the building.
are there any questions? >> thank you very much. any comments or questions from the commissioner? commissioner james? >> let commissioner ow go ahead. >> you put the package together and it's the national guideline and lots of other entity the one you model. give us the details, the component of for san francisco to successfully get most of these? >> we plead t -- applied to the federal government rental assistance demonstration project. there are two aspects of hud for low income. there is the public housing wing and then there's the section eight or housing choice voucher side. the public housing wing in the federal government under hud has been very poorly funded.
there's been a reduced amount, which is why we have gotten into the trouble we've gotten into. there's less money to sustain public housing. the rental assistance allow us to switch from public housing over to the housing choice voucher and to use project based vouchers as the subsidy. which is a very strong don' component of the federal government. that has been increased. they are reducing the amount of money. it also allows us to take the capital dollar, rather than it coming in one lurch -- lump sum it comes to the building itself. they have the subsidy and the capital dollar plus they have tacks credit dollars. they are able to apply for those to use those equity. plus they have debt and loan. they now have a much more vibrant funding source to operate these buildings. which the housing authority
didn't have access to. that's the premise behind the rental assistance demonstration program. it's so switch over the way you're financing this, to give a more vibrant budget. you must be able to make repairs to the buildings. or the buildings are not eligible to apply. is that helpful? >> i have another question. just like to remind the commissioner, we have a full agenda. >> you say the current residents will not be affected. the current residents of these housing generally are elders, seniors, many housing, you do have young children. the young children it could be a couple of years old or teenagers. you know, they are currently residing with their mothers. are you covering those young
children too when they get older. when they -- >> currently, under the 29 properties, seven of them are designated as family buildings. -- >> hump designate family? >> seven. that's just the designation meaning that if you to apply to get in there, you will be applying to those children. there are grandparents that are taking care of their children. i understand that. that's the designation per hud. basically if you are on lease on the property, then you are part this program. you are eligible for the temporary relocation for being on lease. we did run a huge ad family member campaign for the last couple of months where we got 250 folks who had not been on the lease. they had been couch surfing or
living with a grandparent or with a friend. we gotten on lease so they're no longer in the shadows. they would no longer be worried about whether or not they would lose the housing. we've really done a thorough work to be able to make share folks are eligible and on lease at the properties. everybody that is on lease at that property is eligible for services and for assistance. when a person -- you don't age out of a lease. it's not like if you get to be 18, you suddenly kicked off. you can continue to be on the lease. if you're on the lease and say a grandparent were to pass away, then the family that's there is eligible to take on the lease and the property. it's not like you hit a certain age and you're no longer eligible to be there. as long as you're on lease, you are eligible for all the services and for the quality housing. >> thank you. this is important. i want clarification.
now, these younger teenagers living with their parents, eventually, they will grow up and they're going to get a job. they're going to get promotions. they're going to make lots of money. are they still eligible to continue residing in the subsidizing housing? >> by current federal standards, if a person is living in the property under rad now, even if they exceed eligibility, because they're a current tenant, they are protected. we do some buildings that's flat rent because they reached a certain level. if you were to apply for subsidized housing and get an application and you would have to meet a certain income eligibility to be able to be there. at some point, if you exceed the income, then the property is going to want to probably look to move you up the housing ladder within the mayor's
housing of below market rate. part of the positive nature of this for the mayor itself was to create the full ladder so that folks in these buildings will have access to lotteries and wait list for other buildings as you move up the income. we want everyone to work and to increase their income. obviously. what we find in san francisco is that folks often times have to work for quite some time before they're able to reach a certain threshold to be able to move to the next level. there's no guarantees in fairness but the object here these affordable housing developments are operating our below marketing rate. >> thank you for answering my questions. >> commissioner james. >> i want to get back to you mentioned something regarding the social services. what about that? will that be provided for some of the seniors? we do have a program going on
now. my concern, would you still provide that? >> all of the buildings, family or senior, will have a one to 75 staff person on site who will be operating both engagement activities and community building, health and wellness, education activities. will happen on site. plus they're working to great partnerships with other leverage and senior centers. we can get seniors to be able to go to the programs. >> will that be provided so services for families? >> same with families. we went through and did contracts with hsa for the family sites. >> okay, thank you. >> thank you very much any other comments or questions? comments from the public? thank you very much. that was a very comprehensive presentation. >> thank you. >> item a requesting authorization to enter into a
new grant with bridge housing corporation for provisions of service, connection to families residing in san francisco rental assistance demonstration, converted housing development units during the period of november 1, 2015 through jun june 30, 2017. both a 10% contingent for a total grant amount not to exceed, $117,189. carrie wong, welcome. >> can you hear me okay? carrie wong. director of long term care operations. i want to take a step back a little bit before i get into this first one because the next 11 items are basically about the same thing. there's five developers and there's 11 contracts and 11 buildings. thank you helen for a very
comprehensive description. all the buildings, the part that daas has a part in are basically related to the service connection model. if i can explain a little bit about the service connection model, i can go into the building aspect. with the service connection model, they're basically built on three principles of community engagement, community building and service connection. community engagement deals things like establishing trust, mapping needs, community activities and things that sort, the community building deals with community organizing and events not limited to activities that helen mentioned about food, support group and coffee hours. building stronger tenant and neighborhood partnership. the service connection piece is more of individual, client need or resident need. things like referrals with follow up, support for housing and stabilization.
to achieve these three goals, the part that daas has a piece is funding. each the buildings have different sizes and numbers of people and things like that. for each of the buildings, these are the core activities. outreach, health and wellness and housing stability. for outreach, there's things like building and maintaining positive relationships with the tenants, tenant meetings. they know they're available for help. for health and wellness there's service needs assessment, information and referral, crisis intervention and counseling with individuals and groups. they follow up with servic service referrals. housing stability part of it.
they work cooperatively with the property management team during all the transition that's happening. they'll do direct outreach to tenants who have expressed safety concerns or if there's a housing and lease or violations and things like that. for the first three items, it's part of the bridge housing corporation. the first item that we're talking about now is located on 25 sanchez. any questions. >> just one. i think it's important to clarify that the services that daas is funding is primarily targeted for seniors and adults with disabilities. it's not clear from the description. i wanted to get that on the record. we're funding programs that affect our clientele. the program is fantastic but we're only charged with a specific aspect of the demographics. i want to make sure that's clear. >> correct. all of these 11 buildings has been designed by hud as senior buildings. the focus is on seniors.
>> thank you. item a. >> is there anything you want to say about this item? >> for the next 11, these are all the buildings that are under the same description, under the service connection model. this one is 2 25 sanchez, the first one. >> any comments or questions? commissioner loo. >> i realized, they don't have a bunch of personnel. is it coming from a grant more? there is no money for the staff in the budget. >> yes. as helen mentioned, they are mixed funding. they are leveraged by different ways of -- maybe helen can speak better about how that income is
generated. they're all different leverage funds. >> the requirement under rad was that you fund a service person and you able to designate one to 100 was the average across the national general service connection model. we required the owner or operator to put that into air budget. so they have 81,000. what the city did was then reduce and make it better, one to 75. there may be small bits of staffing, only small bits. but the primary staffing is in the operating budget in the building which ensures that staffing is maintained irregardless of any other contract. it's a leverage back and forth between the owners budget and the city contract. >> thank you.
>> i see your concern commissioner, some of the vendors opted to subcontract the service component elsewhere. if you looking to subcontract your detail, service component for this first five that we're talking about at sanchez is being contract to the northern california presbyterian homes and services. >> thank you. any other comments or questions from the commission? any comments or questions from the public? seeing none, call to question all in favor? >> aye. >> niany opposed? motion carries. continue carrie. item b. requesting authorization to into enter new grant with bridge housing connection to families residing in san francisco rental
assistance, during the period of november 1, 2015 through june 30, 2017. in the amount of $155,000. include a 10% contingency for a total grant amount not to exceed $171,241. >> this location is on 255 woodside it's the second building for bridge housing. any questions? >> any comments or questions from the commission? commissioner james. >> yes. i'm looking at the annual reporting that you make. to whom would you make that report to? summarize the contract? to whom do you make that report to? >> i'm sorry, annual report?
>> yes, it says here, you will be making an annual report, summarizing the contract activities and accomplishments by the 15th of the month. >> as part of daas responsibility as a contract manager, we monitor all our contractors and we have monthly and annual and quarterly reporting that we look at. daas does that piece. is that your question? >> would the agency be making the bridge housing making the reports? >> president james, the element is no different. they are required to submit to
your department program staff. in this case, the process is the same. they will have to provide and quarterly and annual reports to the staff. they will be presented to you on how they're doing. it's totally consistent with the model that daas adopted and the human services agency as well. in terms of monitoring all the contracts. >> thank you. any other comments or questions? seeing none all in favor. >> aye. >> any opposed? motion carries. item c. requesting authorization to enter into a new grant with bridge housing corporation for provisions of service connection to families residing in san francisco rental assistance demonstration converted housing development units, during the period of november 1, 2015 through june 30, 2017. in the the amount of $79,478
plus a 10% contingency for a total grant amount $87,426. >> thank you again. this property is located on 462 dubose. also housing corporation within cphs providing service connection and duties. any questions? >> commissioner ow has stepped out. >> no, i'm here. >> okay. do i have a motion to discuss? >> moved. >> any comments or questions? any comments or questions from the public? all if favor? >> aye. >> commissioner ow. >> aye. >> any opposed? thank you motion carries. item d.
requesting authorization to enter into a new grant with chinatown community for provisions of service connection to families residing in san francisco rental assistance demonstration converted housing development units. who thought of that? during the period of november 1, 2015 through june 30, 2017, plus a 10% contingency for a total grant amount $91,551. >> thank you. this property is located on 227 bay. they will be providing their own service connection. >> do you have a motion to discuss? >> so moved. >> second. >> any comments or questions from the commission? any comments or questions from the public? all in favor? >> aye. >> the motion carries. item e.
requesting authorization to enter into a new grant with chinatown community development center for provisions of service connection to families residing in san francisco rental assistance demonstration converted housing development unit during the period of november 1, 2015 through jun june 30, 2017. in the amount of $200,000, plus a 10% contingency. >> this property is located on 998 pacific. it's also ccdc's staff that will be driving those service connections. >> do i have a motion to discuss? >> so moved. >> do i have a second? >> second. >> any comments or questions from the commission? commissioner loo. >> on the operating expense, can you tell me whether the
activities and supply. it seem like it's pretty high out of the operating budget? >> right. >> ly take a stab. 990 pacific. we have a different general. that is the only building which have seismic problems and the entire building has to be relocated off site. what we're doing in the other building is doing floor by floor few units at a time so we don't have huge buildings emptied. in this building, there are lots of activities and different types of things that are happening off site moving folks around and trying to keep them active and engaged with their new owner. that part of their budget is most likely much higher because they're really trying to engage
the residents who have moved from their apartment. they're not going to have a community like living in one building. they're going to be spread around. it's a little bit different model because of repair and rehab in that building. do you want a chinatown to talk to you about that? >> yes. >> that building is a little bit different. you noticed the budget was a little different. just because it's a much harder situation. >> thank you.
>> good morning commissioners. i'm grace, i'm director of residence center at chinatown community development center. for 990 pacific we will begin construction of the property in january. there's going to be a lot of noise from january up to may. we need extra staff and extra funding for operating support to think of creative ways to have off site programming for residents. especially when the noise becomes unbearable. that requires us to have staff to put on off site activities and also partnership with other service organizations to accommodate our residents. at earliest in june 2016 is the earliest where we will be relocating all the households off site for a 10 to 11 month period. for that period, the extra
staffing to work with the aren'ts and -- residents and do service connections. and for service organization to provide services to residents who are relocated off site. >> thank you. >> commissioner james. >> have you made contracts with those agencies already as to where you moving them to? >> where they're moving to, we have relocation staff from tha -- that are doing the research on available housing. for the services piece, for january to may, where residents still will be living on site, we are working other service organizations like on lok and organizes in the chinatown and north beach neighborhood to provide on site activities at their centers for residents to access. >> thank you. any other comments or questions from commission? any comments or questions from
the public? hearing none, all in favor? >> aye. >> any opposed? thank you, motion carries. item f. requesting authorization to enter into a new grant with tenderloin neighborhood development corporation forfrom vision service connection to families residing in san francisco rental assistance demonstration, converted housing development units during the period november 1, 2015 through june 30, 2017. in the amount of $53,228 for a total grant amount $58,551. carrie. >> this property is located on 939 to 951 eddy. they have a contract to provide the service connection. >> have a motion to discuss? >> so moved. >> any comments or questions
from the commission? hearing call to question. all if favor? >> aye. >> motion carries. item g. requesting authorization to enter into a new grant with tenderloin neighborhood development corporation for from vision of service connection to families residing in san francisco rental assistance demonstration converted housing development units during the period of november 1, 2015 through june 30, 2017 in the amount of -- i read that already. i meant to read g. requesting authorization to enter a new grant with tenderloin neighborhood development corporation for provisions service connection families demonstration converted housing development units during the period of november 1, 2015 through june 30, 2017, plus a
10% contingency. >> this property is located on 430 turk. they're using staff to do the service connection work. >> do after motion to -- do i have a motion to discuss? >> moved. >> second. >> any comments or questions from the commission? hearing none, all if favor? >> aye. >> thank you motion carries. item h, requesting authorization to enter a new grant with community thousanding partnership for provisions of service connection to families residing in san francisco rental assistance demonstration converted housing development units. during the period of november 1, 2015 through june 30, 2017 in
the amount of $110,702 plus a 10% contingency for a total grant amount not to exceed $121,772. >> this property is located on 666 ellis. the chp staff it using their own staff for service connection. >> do i have a motion? >> so moved. >> second. >> any comments or questions from the commission? all in favor? >> aye. >> commissioner james? >> yes. aye. >> commissioner loo. thank you. any opposed? motion carries. item i, requesting authorization to enter into a new grant with mercy housing for provisions of service connection to families residing in san francisco rental assistance demonstration
converted housing development units during the period of november 1, 2015 through june 30, 2017 in the amount of $56,978. plus a contingency for a total grant amount $62,676. >> this property is located on -- the mercy housing staff will be providing their own service connection. >> you have a motion to discuss? >> so moved. >> thank you. any comments or questions from the commission? commissioner james. >> what's the cross street the there? >> euclid. near california.
>> all in favor. motion carries. item j. requesting authorization to enter a new grant for provisions of service connection to families residing in san francisco rental assistance demonstration converted housing development units. during the period of november 1, 2015 through june 30, 2017 in the amount of $156,926 plus a 10% contingency for a total grant amount not to exceed $172,619. >> this property is located on 1880 pine street. mercy will be providing their own staff service connection. >> motion to discuss? >> so moved. >> questions from the commission? commissioner loo. >> yes, i just look at the operating expense again.
the supply for the month seem to be awfully high. about through thousand dollars -- $2000 a month. what kind of activities are they? >> good morning commissioners. with 1880 pine we have supplemental position. there's a 1.5 fte. part of that funding will be going towards additional staffing person. we do a pretty robust health and wellness program. we'll be using from that funding to get folks to come in to do exercise classes and just to a strong health and wellness program. >> are they parties for the
people? >> there will be parties there will be a community outreach piece too. we have a good balance of health and wellness community outreach and educational component. it won't be just for parties. >> how many units are there? >> for pine, 113. >> thank you. >> thank you. any other comments or questions? questions from the public? all in favor. >> aye. >> any opposed? motion carries. item k. requesting authorization to enter a new grant with mercy housing for provisions service connection to families residing in san francisco rental assistance demonstration converted housing development units during the period of november 1, 2015 through
june 30, 2017 in the amount of $59,478 plus a contingency for a total grant amount $65,426. >> this prompt is locate -- property is located on 491, 31st avenue. >> so moved. >> any comment or questions from the commission? hearing none. all in favor. >> aye. >> thank you, motion carries. item l. requesting authorization to modify the grant with veterans equity center, vec for provisions of community services during the period of july 1, 2013 through june 30, 2018 in in a amount of $1,059,954 plus a
10 percent contingency for revised total not to exceed amount of $1,165,949. monte cimino welcome. >> my name is monte cimino program analysis on office on the aging. we seek your approval for veterans equity center. with these additional funds, the equity center is looking to expand their current community services programming to additional site. the center will increase the community service annual service communities by the following amount. by 130 consumers, increasing activities hours by 1150 hours, increasing translation services by 500 hours and increasing social services by 400 hours. veterans equity center will bring over existing programs such as bingo and arthritis
exercise group. staffing, the program is looking to hire a .5 fte community services work. additionally, current community service workers are allocated part of their time to work at the site. finally, this program is looking to hire an intern to assist with outreach and provide language capacity at the new site. this person would work maximum of 15 hours a week at $12 an hour. the staff will help to facilitate group and services at the new site. they will work to connect outreach in the neighborhood and partner with additional organizations and senior housing. the current language capacity is english and three regional die dialect to the philippines.
i will be happy to answer any questions that you might have. >> motion to discuss. >> so move >> any comments or questions. >> i do have questions. >> commissioner ow. >> you are talking about american filipino veterans? >> yes, sir. >> how many are there now leaving? >> i would call louis to answer this question. >> good morning commissioners. executive director of veterans equity center. as far as the filipino world war ii veteran, there's not a lot anymore. in july, president obama actually stated that there are only 6000 filipino world war ii veterans living in the united states. what this means as far as california and in the market, if you look at the number of
veterans, we could safely say that one-half, about 3000 live somewhere else and 3000 live in california. one quarter live in northern california. in the neighborhood, we don't have a lot anymore because after the special veterans benefits that was enacted in 2000, a lot of the aging veterans opted to go home to the philippines to live the remaining days with their families. what we have now is approximately about 100 that we see at the center. >> so, right now, your center is on mission and 6th far long time. now you want to have another center in another location? >> yes. there is a desire to expand the services and it's not only for filipino world war ii veterans, because we are growing a large
number of aging seniors in the area. we feel that the jean reck center is being under utilized. there are groups there who are using the center. the desire of the veterans equity center is to provide community services. make sure that there is an ongoing senior services at the center as it is going through renovation and a plan for expansion is now. a lot of the seniors are not able to go there because there's really no structure and no staffing at the jean wreck center. just like what mont monte cimino mentioned, we have activities at the community center where our program is housed at the moment. we have a hall that can take 125
and that's where we have food pantries, we have social activities. we can also expand these services and make it available to seniors who are in close proximity. i would say there are senior who live at the hotel, apartments. one of the things that -- i have done my walk and asked them if there's something that they can -- they would like to see. there are several residents that live in the apartments. we would like to play pin pong. if we're going to have seniors or adults with disabilities and there's no staffing at the reck center, the veterans equity center will be able to provide that. >> thank you. i ask these questions, we want to get the best services for our
veterans. chairman james was on the call and i was in the infantry. >> we will try. >> i understand, the services will be provided to all veterans not just filipino veterans to the second world war >> that is correct. not only veterans but the seniors in the population with adults with disabilities >> it's multiple demographics. you don't have to be a veteran to get the services? >> no. it has not been like that since the beginning commissioner. >> you don't have to be a veteran of the second world war to get the services? >> no. any veteran can come. >> will the services include helping those veterans. many of them are homeless get the services need to get them off the streets? would there be some kind of connection with other partners who specialize in that to help direct them? >> yes, commissioner. the veterans equity center have a housing program.
it is funded through the mayor's office of housing. we have have been seeing a lot of veteran who are not filipino world war ii veterans who have been seeking housing. i think additionally with the others, we have been looking into building our capacity from our senior and the disability programming to be able to address the needs of the homeless and the other population of veterans as our housing program is busting at the scenes. one of the things we like to do is to make sure that there's a community service worker at the reck center because there are times when there are homeless who just needed a bench and to make sure we are able to talk to them and we want to sure if it is food they need, we're able to link them with meals in the
neighborhood. if there are other services that they need and we can link them to our partners and other service providers in the area. >> thank you very much. commissioner james. >> i'm looking at your contract and i know you mentioned elderly, because you have orlando seniors, wha -- older seniors, what about mental health? alzheimer's and if they have dementia and caregiving services like that. is that something your agency has done? you talking about older veterans. >> yes, i understand commissioner james. unfortunately, we don't have the capacity to provide mental health services, we do have partners in the neighborhood who can provide mental health services. respite, we're looking also at
caregivers who are predominantly children of the veterans who have come from the philippines recently who have been providers. just to give them linkages to all of the support services available is what we do at the center. we have partnership with the filipino american counseling team to make sure they're able to educate themselves. signs in depression in older adults and isolation. it's pretty much just like building our capacity to link them to services. we are not able -- we don't have any capacity to provide those councilling services. >> do you hook up with the v.a. health center? >> yes. >> they have a lot of resources out there. >> yes commissioner. we're fortunate that we have a v.a. center now on the south of
market. again, the challenge with the filipino veterans is that, despite the fact that the v.a. is available to them, it hasn't been that long they're able to access services of the v.a. they have long standing relationships with their filipino doctors. for those who can, we truly encourage them. there's a wealth of resources at the v.a. for instance, we were able to encourage the veterans to attend ptsd counseling and encourage them -- now that we have a clinic -- to go see a doctors there at the v.a. it opens up a lot of services for them. it's a meter of making sure they are encouraged.
to make they will go. >> thank you. any other comments or questions. questions from the public? all in favor? >> aye. >> any opposed? motion carries. item m. i will read this, i think i like a little clarification to the amount. it is not clear. at least not clear to me. the department request authorization to modify daas grant agreement with nonprofit service providers for the cost of doing business, codb funding for the period of july 1, 2015 through june 30, 2016 in aggregate amount $794,231, for the period july 1, 2016 through june 30, 2017 not to exceed
$1,588,462. for subsequent years, $2,282,693. thank you john. let me make sure i understand what i just read. the total amount of $2 million relates to the two periods covered here? i don't understand the sub convention -- subsequent years. >> basically the cost of doing business adjustment, each of the agency will get 2.5% on certain type of funds. they'll get 2.5% for '15 and '16. >> can we have a motion. >> motion to discuss, thank you. >> so moved. >> in fiscal year '16 and '17 will be the second amount. that's roughly 5% double the first year. once we increase it becomes
baseline to the contracts. the subsequent years, the amount will continue out that higher level. say an agency got $5000 increase in '15 and '16, it will carry out a baseline to their budget. >> it will be a baseline amount, but it wouldn't be a cost of doing business? >> it won't be a new cost of doing business. it will be just par of the funding for their service. >> i think i understand. i want to make sure that we're clear on this. what happens as a result of two cost of doing business increases the baseline expenses for the organization has gone up. >> yes. >> the aggregate years, though, in this paragraph does not refer to aggregate cost of doing business increases in the
aggregate year. that will be funded operately and different item all together? >> yes. >> we are only talking about funding, cost of doing business funding through june 30, 2017? >> yes. >> thank you. >> i'll do the presentation. good morning president james and commissioners and deputy director mcspadden. i'm director -- i'm john tsutakawa. the department like to request authorization for the cost of doing business for the amount of $2,382,693. the mayor office provides additional funding to assist nonprofits in meeting the rising cost of doing business in the city. as you're aware, nonprofits have particular challenge in terms of cost, rising rents and property costs as well as meeting competitive salaries for hiring and for staff retention.
for fiscal year 2015 and 2016, the city granted a cost of doing business increase for 2.5%. this amount will be doubled for fiscal year 2016 and 2017 and subsequent years. the cost of doing business adjustment is applied to general fund and state and federal funds. it does not apply to past through funding like wages for ihss. over the next few weeks, we will be talking with contractors to modify their budgets and answer questions they have. we request your approval to move forward and i can respond to any questions you have. >> thank you. any comments or questions from the commission? commissioner james. >> how many contracts are we talking about? >> i'm not sure, i think we have about 150 daas contracts. we've gone through the process.
we're going to have to meet with each agency and make sure there's an agreement what's general fund. >> thank you. any other comments or questions? any comments or questions from the public? all in favor? >> aye. >> any opposed. motion carries. >> thank you. >> item n. requesting authorization to modify the grant with institute on aging for elder during the period july 1, 2015 through june 30, 2018 in the additional amount of $116,058 plus a reviserd total grant amount $377,626. we have a motion to discuss. >> so moved. >> good morning president james commissioners. my name is jill nielsen. i'm the director of the adult protect prospective services
program for the city. i'm also the program representative that oversees the elder abuse prevention contract within daas. daous-- i think it's great that we have multiple programs today. the over arching goal of the existing contract is to promote the protection of seniors and adults with disabilities from abuse and exploitation. this is done through outreach and education activities. through the contract community based service providers are able to receive free inservice training that really focus on mandated reporting, obligations and responsibility. also through this contract,
constituent groups receive training, these training really focus on teaching seniors and adults with disabilities on how to protect themselves, how do identify abuse and exploitation that might be happening with neighbors, families and friends. i will say it's a service that is really in high demand. every year we find that the request far exceeds our capacity to be able to meet the needs. we've been trying to find creative ways to meet that need. there is definitely an interest in the community in learning more about elder abuse prevention. today we're asking the commission to approve funding for a new initiative that will be added into this existing contract. that initiative is the veterans financial abuse outreach and prevention program. the focus of this initiative is to educate veterans, their families and service providers
around financial exploitation scams that target veterans administration benefits. this is a real problem. in fact, on veteran's day last month, attorney general sent out a consumer alert to alert veterans to scams that are targeting their pension and benefits that specifically the aid and attendance benefits. which is akin to home service, it pays for caregivers to help veterans that have disabilities stay in their home and maintain their independence. there's a lot of scams out there targeting pensions and very hard for veterans to discern whether these are scams or real opportunities for them. these are primarily real estate agents, insurance brokers that are coming to them and trying to
get them to enter into a annuities or trusts that they don't need. the initiative prevention activities will consist of education, training and coordinating intervention efforts among stakeholders. there are several stakeholders within the county that provide services to veterans. they will be one of our primary outreach and education targets. we'll be partnering with the county veteran service office, which as you may know, is part of daas. they will be partnering with with us. we'll be trying to promote the use of the veteran service office. through the county veteran services office, every veteran in san francisco has the ability to receive specialized assistance to apply for aid and assistance and get free information, reliable information about their benefit. we're requesting today that the
commission consider an approved modification to this contract for additional $116,058 plus a 10% contingency over three years. any questions? >> i want to make sure i understand the math. the 10% contingency amount not shown in the description here that i just read. >> i believe it's $11,000. >> yes. but the total grant including the contingency would not exceed 377, 626. is that correct? >> i will look to my contracts to make sure i don't misspeak. >> commissioner seriina, every single time a contract is modified, the contingency is reset. although the contingency amount on the amount that is being proposed to be added here for
additional services the amount that's listed as $11,606. when you take the total til totality of the contract the contingency is reset to reflect that. >> thank you. any other comments or questions? >> i do have a question. how many employee -- if this is approved with additional funding, how many employee russ going to hire? >> the institute on aging has already hired a new associate director for the elder abuse prevention program. she's here today. one thing i want to offer is that once we have the curriculum developed, once we have started meeting with stakeholders, we'd be happy to come back to the commission and present our findings to you and present to you what activities we've carried out. i'm suspecting we'll learn a lot
through the stakeholders. i'm interested in starting these meetings and learning more about the scams that are impacting our veterans. >> we do have a county veterans office right? >> correct. >> are they going to be located in this veteran's office? are they going to locate in the institute of aging? >> this contract modification institute on aging already holds the contract. the elder abuse prevention program has been in existence for several years. this is augmenting modifying that existing contract. they have already -- in anticipation of this funds and to meet the increased demand for services, have already augmented staffing. >> for the veterans? >> for the elder abuse prevention program. this will be an initiative under that existing contract.
we will be working closely with the county veterans service office, the county veteran service office is part of the office on aging. >> that's what i wanted to hear. thank you. >> any other comments or questions? any comments questions from the public? >> yes, i have one. >> commissioner james. >> you mentioned we heard from another veteran supply and service. will there will be coordination. >> the veteran equity center? >> yes. >> we will plan to include the veterans equity center, all of the veterans service providers in the city, certainly the v.a. in fact, in some of the preliminary meetings that we've held, i've been prized to learn -- surprised to learn that veteran services in the city are not coordinated. there's a level of fragmentation. i think that this opportunity to come together to talk about
scams and exploitation is targeting veterans benefits will provide us with opportunities to have conversations about how we can actually improve our service coordination in other areas. we will be inviting every veteran service provider to the table to hear what their education and training needs are, and to find out what kind of cases and what situations their clients are facing. >> one particular, i think you should really add to is the family. a child taking care of their parents. sometimes that's abuse there. i hope you would add that. that's a very difficult one to try and attack. i hope you will include that. >> that's what we see in adult prospective services. most that are committing the abuse are family friends and
loved ones. >> thank you. any comment or questions from the public. all in favor? >> aye. >> motion carries. item o, requesting authorization to modify the grant agreement with catholic charities with the community services during the period july 1, 2015 through june 30, 2018 in the amount of $330,000 plus a 10% contingency for revised total not to exceed amount of $1,556,414. monte cimino. >> thank you. monte cimino program analyst department of aging. with the increase funding catholic charities is looking to increase their service hours by one hour everyday, monday through friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
previously the center was open to 2:00. it will be a total of five additional hours of service. with this increase, catholic charities community services will increase service units over the next two fiscal years. translation service hours will increase by 25. giving the grand total to 440 consumers per year starting in 2016-2017. activity hours will increase by 250 hours. bringing the total to 1900 hours. translation services will increase by 175 hours. social services will increase by
75 hours, bringing the grand total to 1000 hours of service. for the fiscal year 2017 and 2 2018. the previous year projections will be used. staffing, all staffing increases are to accommodate the center being open the additional hours and providing increase services. program assistance will increase to a total of .75 fte with the participants in the program. program manager will increase an additional .1 fte to work with program staff on expansion and supervision for the increase in hours. administrative assistant will be hired to help with data entry and other paperwork. the first year for the remainder of the -- this person will be at .25 fte and increasing to year
two to .5s. fte. i'm happy to answer any questions >> motion to discuss >> so moved. >> any comments or questions from the commission? commissioner loo. >> this program was started 2013. each year, you have been doing monitoring of the project. have they been living up to their amount of services that they provide us? their goal? >> the last monitoring, the program was running, there are few categories that were under served. we worked with the program staff to get plan of correction to make share the service communities were met. understanding part of the challenge to not only providing the service units but having the staffing and infrastructure to provide those services adequately. which we'll get into with some
of the other community services. part of what catholic charities is doing is increasing their hours and buffing up that staff to make sure they have the ability to make she's service -- make service unions. we talked about making sure the service increases were manageable and obtainable. that's why there's a step increase over a couple of years. we didn't just want to throw it all in at once and hope for the best. >> okay, the reason that they were not meeting their quota in some areas, is it because due to the staff problem? >> maybe patty wants to come up and speak more to that.
staffing is effective. a lot of the services had their core clients that come every single day and do the services. part of that is getting outreach and having staff to do that. >> actually, i believe in community services, we have better contract guidelines. it was in case management where we were low. that was directly due to staffing. but same thing at the senior center. finding the staff that can serve the needs of the clients that we serve is a little challenging when you have several different languages at the center. we added new staff. >> thank you. >> any other comments? >> yes. there will be a major change around stop sign at 19th avenue. reduce to traffic.
there will be a major change with muny trying to go underground. at randolph. which is close to where you provide services. how you're going to manage that mass interruption for the next five years with increasing the services? >> increasing our services is not the problem now. our room is at capacity, we have over flow, we have waiting lists for a lot of activities. we have the van because of the transportation issues in the neighborhood that gets seniors to and from the program. we are working with mta on the possibility of whether they're going to move that stop or not right up there on 19th and
randolph. there's still questions. i've been told recently it's not moving. >> i know. >> time will tell. we're working very closely with the john avalos office to make sure that we are keeping that in consideration so they don't cut off that part of the neighborhood for services for seniors. transportation is a huge issue in that neighborhood. if they cut that one line, it will cause challenges for a - lot of people. >> any other comments. all in favor? >> aye. >> thank you, motion carries. requesting authorization to modify the grant agreement with aids housing alliance san francisco for the provisions of housing subsidies for seniors during the period of july 1, 2015 through june 30, 2016 in the additional amount of
$747,973, for a revised total not to exceed the amount of 3,717,000, $233. michael zaugg. >> i'm mike zaugg. the item before you is modification to the current contract with aids housing alliance for housing subsidy program. the additional funding is going to go towards furthering the purpose of the program. just a quick reminder of how the program functions, the program seeks to identify senior and young adults with disabilities who have a recent decrease in income and for the assistance, via this program will be evicted from their homes. through the use of rental subsidy payment, the eviction is prevented and the client housing swaison is stable -- situation is stabilized.
the program was officially funded back in april this year. the money that will be adding today will go for adding 65 additional subbeds t -- subsidies to the program. as i said, the program is currently full. these new spots opening will be available for other clients on the wait list. as other clients come in, --
looking at the program so far, there's been some compelling stories. we did have a couple come in and provide testimony at the last commission meeting. some of the notable things that stick out, there are two particular people in the program who are in their 90s. they're stabilizing their housing. stabilizes many other aspects of their life. with that said, i'm happy to answer any questions. >> thank you, motion to discuss? >> so moved. >> any comments or questions from the commission? all in favor? >> aye. >> thank you, motion carries. item q. requesting authorization to modify the grant with ymca of san francisco for the provisions of community services during the period of july 1, 2015 through june 30, 2016 in the additional
amount of $80,000 plus a 10% contingency not to exceed the amount of 396,000 and $79. >> the money here is being added to the ymca contracts. it's designed to increase community services with a focus on district 11 and health related community service programming. the money is mostly going to increase in staff. we're seeing it raised from a .8 fte. those staff are going to be doing a lot of things including running additional exercise classes including a couple of exercise classes which are planned off site at locations in the excelsior neighborhood. staff are going to help provide extra coverage for their grocery pantry program. which is very popular. as well as other health related programming including
educational classes, support for diabetes previous programs. we are going to see increase service units that they're going to deliver. we're going to see 50 additional clients. we'll see 400 hours of additional activities as well as 300 hours of additional social service availability. >> thank you. any comments or questions from the commission? commissioner loo. >> i understand this is one time only? >> yes. >> what happened since they have activities and staff. what happens when the money is not there? >> what our plans are now is this is -- this is a new expansion for ymca. we're going to be looking both ymca and daas will be looking at the this closely to see what happens in the next couple of
months. who kin-- there may be opportunities to advocate for additional funding. the ymca themselves are able within their own organization to decide to leverage other sources or offset programming accordingly. if these are most successful or more popular than other current things. >> any other comments? >> is this just for the branch? will they serve other parts of the community? >> the ymca mission is located on the border with the excelsior
neighborhood. 280 is the dividing line. a large portion of their clients come from the excelsior neighborhood. there's no geographic restrictions for clients to come and receive services at this agency if there's something that they like. the offset locations that we're looking at for additional exercise classes will be at the excelsior clubhouse. which is couple of blocks down the road and may provide an additional cohort of clients. >> all in favor? >> aye. >> smoke-- motion carries. item r. requesting authorization to modify the grant with institute on aging for community living
fund during the period of july 1, 2015 through june 30, 2019 in the additional amount of $3 million for a revised total -- welcome back carrie wong. >> the community living fund, support aging placement for individual who may require care within an institution. cls provide for home community based services, our combination of equipments and services that will help individual who are currently at risk or at risk of being institutionalized and allow people to continue to live independently in their homes. again, it uses two prong
approach of intensive case management and services that are not available through any other mechanisms for older adults. the primary focus of this additional funding is in three areas of purchases. they're not for staff. they are for housing patches, home care and scattered site housing subsidies. the future capacity with this extra funding will be 23 clients a month for housing patches and 23 clients per month in home care. with scattered site right now we're looking at seven clients annually. do you have any questions? >> thank you. motion to discuss? >> so moved. >> second. >> comments or questions from the commission? commissioner james. >> yes. i have community living fund. i myself have referred a couple
of clients. it hasn't worked out. what is the timing in terms of clients from the time you see clients and the time they need services. what is the timing that you meet these needs of clients? how much time does it take to process the clients? i'm just saying, does it take six months? what's an emergency? i felt it was an emergency. i was wondering what is the timing? >> in general, the department of aging and adult services takes the cls referral and there is a process that we go through in terms of ascertaining
eligibility. if that person is eligible, they're depending on the needs, if it's that person is in process of being coming back to the community, then i couldn't speak to the specific situation, maybe that's something we can take offline. we really do tie the needs of a client and prioritize it based on how soon it needs to happen for that person to be able to step down effectively and move back into the community. it can happen really quickly. i know there was a time period there was some staffing things going on. they really do prioritize the needs of an individual so they are successful and moving back into the community quickly. >> any other comments for questions >> i'm still not through.
the community living funds, we have a lot of clients that have been evicted out of their place. they may need foreclosure. just a small amount. maybe they missed their rent payment. i'm just saying, what is the timing in terms of trying to help a person -- do you have an emergency status. does it take a regular that they have to go through so many mechanisms in terms of getting that funded? >> evictions are complicated and they usually take -- the more advance notice that someone have to deal with the issues, the more it can be prevented. cls is not an eviction defense to respond to that per se.
they're really primarily focus on helping people stay out of institutionalization. if that person was institutionalized of a result whatever was going on with them, it's very specific issue -- >> can i just jump in for a minute? >> i think one of the things that maybe the issue, if people you're referring are not specifically appropriate for community living fund for whatever reason, whether it's a priority issue or they don't meet the cry theory why, it's important that our staff work on what is the possible solution for that person. that's really the role of our daas intakes. sometimes it may require adult protective services. if you finding that would be great. you can contact me.
i know a couple need wheelchair to get up and down. not to keep them in their homes from going into long term care facilities. it should be both to keep them in their homes and not to go to long -- you want to do both. >> it would be helpful if we could talk about those specifics situations. i like to get a little more clarity from you on what the situations were and see what the problem might be. >> yes. it can be overwhelming. >> of course. >> i'm not at that stage, knowing these funds are already here and i'm trying to -- they have the emotional illness and being overwhelmed with trying to
$1,827,536. welcome back monte. >> good morning. give me a second while i get my papers organized here. the next 25 agenda items are around community service ad backs. before we start, i want to give a brief summary of community services themselves. community services consist of activities and services that focus on the physical, social, psychological, economic, educational, recreational and creative needs with older person and adults with disabilities.
the purpose of those modifications it s to -- is to provide additional funds. agencies have the ability to increase staff fte and ialaries, increase rent and other capital improvements. as a result, no changes to the current scopes of service were required. additionally, i have site charts for the programs. i will be doing. i will give them to madam secretary now. >> thank you, motion to discuss? >> so moved. >> second. >> any comments or questions of the commission? commissioner james. >> is this add backs?
my question, why june 30, 2017. >> i didn't hear that. >> why two years? >> because that's the remaining length of time for the contract before it goes back out to bid. >> okay. >> any other comments or questions from the commission? comments or questions from the public. all in favor. >> aye. >> thank you motion carries. item t, requesting authorization to modify the grant with bernal heights neighborhood center for community services, during the period of july 1, 2015 through june 30, 2017 in the additional amount of $36,727 plus a 10%
contingency for a total grant amount $632,798. monte cimino. >> this is for bernal heights courtland location with the increase in funding. the services looking to increase staff salaries and increase social service coordinator to one full time fte. i will be happy to answer any questions you might have. >> motion to discuss. >> so moved. >> seconded. thank you, any comments or questions from the commission? all in favor. >> aye. >> motion carries. requesting authorization to modify the grant with catholic charities for community services during the period of july 1,
2015 through june 30, 2017 in the additional amount of $57,822 plus a 10% contingency for a revised total grant amount not to exceed $1,658,623. monte cimino. >> i think he skipped you? >> we can finish that and go back to but you >> for catholic charities, is looking to increase the fte for their custodian and program assistant and also add a new position of a program assistant to help with service unit input and data collection and entry. they're also looking to augment operating expenses. this would include computers, program supply and food and marketing, and travel and
training for staff. >> motion to discuss? >> so moved. >> any comments or questions from the commission? all in favor? >> aye. >> motion carries. back to you. requesting authorization to modify the grant with bernal heights neighborhood center excelsior for community services during the period of july 1, 2015 to june 30, 2017 in the amount of $36,480. plus revised amount not to exceed, $1,099,982. >> this is for bernal heights excelsior location. with the increase in funding, the excelsior location is looking to increase the staff salaries and ftes of the director of programs. one of the bilingual social service positions as well as the program assistant. finally, they're looking to put some of the funds to rental
payments each month. >> thank you. motion to discuss? >> so moved. >> second. >> any comments or questions from the commission? all in favor? >> aye. >> any opposed? motion carries. item w, requesting authorization to modify the grant with centro latino community services during the period july 1, 2015 through june 30, 2017 in the additional amount of $53,131 plus a 10% contingency for very viesed total grant amount not to exceed, $461,469. >> centro latino is looking to add a social service coordinator
portion at .4 .46 fte. they're looking to augment operating expenses. >> motion to discuss? any comment or questions from the commission? all in favor? >> aye. >> any opposed? thank you, motion carries. item x, requesting authorization to modify the grant with curry senior center during the period of july 1, 2015 through june 30, 2017 in the amount of $111,824 plus a 10% contingency for total
$683,813. >> this item is also add back community service funding. this one is unique. the first chunk, 64 thousand dollars of the $111,000 will be staying with the curry senior center. that money will go towards increasing staffing time on the contract, some modest raises as well as some operating expenses such as insurance, program and supplies and staff recruitment. the remainder of the money will be going into into a fiscal sponsorship with the st. francis living room. it will be bringing a new community services provider into the daas fold. the money will be curry, will act as a fiscal agent. st. francis living room is located at golden gate.
they're part of a larger complex. it houses a steppingstone, there's a madonna resident there and contractors are there. we're looking at 200 additional undupe spli unduplicated clients. i will be happy to answer questions. >> thank you michael. motion to discuss? >> so move >> any comments or questions from the commission. all in favor? >> aye. >> motion carries. item y, requesting authorization to modify the grant with episcopal community services during the period of july 1, 2015 through june 30, 2017 in
the additional amount of $64,308 plus a 10% contingency for total $1,149,792. >> good morning. episcopal community services is looking to increase janitorial staff and an increase in the program director salary as well as fte increase for the their activities coordinator. they're looking to augment operating expenses around utilities, trash and program supplies. >> thank you. motion to discuss? >> so moved. >> second. >> any comment or questions from the commission? all in favor? >> aye. >> thank you, motion carries. item z, requesting authorization to modify the grant with golden gate senior services cast trow
for community services during the period of july 1, 2015 through june 30, 2017 in the additional amount of $34,416. 10% contingency for total amount $78,025. welcome back monte. >> thank you. golden gate is looking to hire a new staff that is a data specialist. this staff will perform about half time at the castro location. the senior is looking to augment expenses >> motion to discuss? >> so moved. >> any comment or questions from the commission? all in favor? >> aye. >> any opposed? motion carries. item aa, requesting
authorization to modify the grant with golden gate senior services richmond to community services during the period july 1, 2015 through june 30, 2017 in the additional amount of $34,000. not to exceed $863,000. >> in addition to the data specialist that was spending time at the castro location. this new staff will spend time at the richmond location. they'll have about .43. >> thank you, do after motion to discuss? >> so moved. >> any comments or questions from the commission? all in favor? >> aye.
>> any opposed? motion carries. item bb, requesting authorization to modify the grant with independent living resource center for community services during the period of july 1, 2015 through june 30, 2017 in the amount of $47,988. plus 10% contingency for amount $440,363. >> the item before you now is add back funding to support current community support programming. this money is being allocated almost entirely to operating expenses within their organization. that includes the rent and tenant loan. financial services, audits and accounting sign language interpreters, related to some of their programming and educational materials.
as well as supporting transportation to activities that they schedule for their clients including plans for a trip to sacramento in may for a legislative rally and educational event. >> have a motion to discuss? >> so moved. >> any comments? commissioner loo? >> i wonder what are the capital expenditures for the years '14, '15 and '16. >> independent resource center moves locations. they moved between howard between fourth and fifth fifth. in lieu of rent for a certain period of time, which i believe
is ending shortly, they are paying payments to cover those costs. i'm informed daas to take a look at this as well as contracting department. i'm informed that this is not uncommon in the commercial real estate and leasing world. all the paperwork added up and looked appropriate. >> okay. >> any other comments or questions? all in favor? >> aye. >> motion carries. item cc, requesting authorization to modify the grant with kimochi for community services during the period of july 1, 2015 through june 30, 2017 in the amount of $62,588.
>> good morning. with this additional funds, kimochi is looking to increase salaries in their community services program. additionally, they're looking to augment operating expenses regarding rent, printing reproduction, telephone, stipens and community i.t. >> do we have a motion to discuss? >> so moved. >> any comments or questions from the commission? all in favor? >> aye. >> any opposed? thank you, motion carries. item dd, requesting authorization to modify the grant with light house for the blind for community services during the period july 1, 2015 through june 30, 2017. in the additional amount of $46,510. for revised total grant amount -- second half the tag team is
up. welcome back. >> this item is add back funding for lighthouse for the blind. this money is going to support current programming as it is. the money is going exclusively towards increasing staffing on the contract. it's going from about .7 fte to 1.09fte. >> thank you. do we have a motion to discuss? >> so moved. >> any comments or questions from the commission? all in favor? >> aye. >> any opposed? >> wait a minute, she's standing over there. >> thank you. item ee, requesting authorization to modify the grant with mission neighborhood centers for community services during the period of july 1,
2015 through june 30, 2017 in the additional amount of $62,588 plus a 10% contingency for amount $1,085,681. >> good morning. mission neighborhood center is looking to increase salaries for the community service staff. additionally, they're looking to increase their computer instructor to a .5s. .5 -- .5 fte >> any comment or questions from the commission? all in favor? >> aye. >> any opposed? motion carries. thank you. item ff, requesting authorization to modify the grant with on lok day services for community services during the period july 1, 2015 through
>> motion carries. >> item gg, open house community services during the period july 1, 2015 through june 30, 2017 in the amount of $68,923 plus a 10% contingency for amount $1,199,213. >> this will also be add back new service funding to support current programming. this money going towards increased staffing time moving from 2.46 fte up to 3.26 fte. this is accomplished by bringing on new staff as well as decrease on some of the other staff. we see a raise in fte. we think that this will continue to -- this addition will help
reinforce and support current community service program with open house. >> do i have a motion to discuss? >> so moved. >> any comments or questions? all in favor? >> aye. >> any opposed? motion ca3ries. item hh, requesting authorization to modify the grant with russian american community services for community services during the period of july 1, 2015 through june 30, 2017 in the amount of $50,763 plus for a revised amount for $403,000. >> good morning, russian americans is looking to increase the salaries of their social worker and activities coordinator. additionally increase the executive director's fte by .1%
for community services. they're also going to augment operating expenses with payments for utilities. thank you. >> do i have a motion to discuss? >> so moved. >> any comment or questions from the commission? all in favor? >> any opposed? motion carries. item ii, requesting authorization to modify the grant with samoan community development center during the period july 1, 2015 through june 30, 2017 in the additional amount of $46,570, police a 10% contingency for a revised amount $241,300. >> good morning, samoan community is looking to hire a new staff. it will be a activities coordinator at .47 fte. they're looking to augment operating expenses around sound
equipment stereo for participants. janitorial supplies, van maintenance and other program supplies. >> thank you. do you have a motion to discuss? >> so moved. >> any comments or questions from the commission? all in favor? >> aye. >> motion carries. item jj, requesting authorization to modify the grantwith san francisco senior center. during the period of july 1, 2015, through june 30, 2017 in the amount of $168,029 plus a 10% contingency for revised amount $659,808. >> good morning. i want to break this down into two parts for san francisco senior center aquatic park.
the first part san francisco senior is looking for a aging well. this center looks to engage 100 of th aquatic park seniors. to improve services to people coming to san francisco senior centers aquatic park locations. they have the option to use a motivational tool to assist them they're telling their stories. setting and achieving their goals and sharing their progress with peers. the online presence. history project.com is starting
a peer training this week for seniors to tell their stories on their web based product. the enter of the program includes creative intake and consumers telling their story where they been an where they are going with their new goal setting at the center. the additional online tool is live health.com. it's offering online database of resources in san francisco that have yet to be fully established. the center is meeting with them this friday to do a white board exercise on needs and wants in the community for the seniors. additionally, the program is looking to include a .25 fte program coordinator and a .25 fte program assistant. the program will utilize funding to promote and advertise the program to program attendees. with the add back money for community service, the aquatic park location is going to add additional .25 fte on to the program assistant. the program assistant will be half time at the center.
additionally, aquatic park is looking to augment operating expenses around rent and utilities. >> thank you. do i have a motion to discuss? >> so moved. >> second. >> any comments or questions from the commission. commissioner loo. >> i'm just looking at the downtown senior center. they have $840 for printing. but the subsequent use, they don't have any money for that. >> lyme i'm looking at the -- i'm looking at the aquatic park location. >> any other comments or questions from the commission? all in favor? >> aye. >> any opposed? motion carries. item kk. requesting authorization to modify the grant with san francisco senior center downtown for community services during the period of july 1, 2015 through june 30, 2017 in the
additional amount of $32,629 plus a 10% tension for amount $1,016,239. >> san francisco senior center downtown location is looking to hire a program assistant at .5 fte. this will be the same program assistant that also provides services at the aquatic park location. so the total fte for this staff will be 1 fte. it will be split half time. additionally the downtown location is looking to augment operating expenses around rent and utilities. >> commissioner loo. >> no printing cost for the '14 and '15 and subsequent years. for the building maintenance, i'm pretty sure they need supplies. >> i will call up the program
director. >> we need a motion to discuss? >> so moved. >> second. >> good morning commissioners. i'm sue, director of san francisco senior center. those funds, we certainly pour lay all the different ways to get those printing funds and building cost, etcetera. that was very specific to our s.r.o. othe outreach grant. there was one time money to do a brochure on that program. we had a little bit of money of leverage some building costs with that new program that we had. that's where that went as a one time authorization. then now we seek that funding through other sources, etcetera. >> thank you any other comment or questions? all in favor? >> aye. >> the motion carries.
item ll, requesting authorization to modify the grant with self-help for the elderly through community services during the period july 1, 2015 through june 30, 2017 in the additional amount of $127,294 plus a 10% contingency for amount $2,085,691. >> this one like others, community add back funding designed to support and reforce programming. this money here is being allocated, mostly for staffing. increasing the amount of staffing on the contract as well as modest raises for the staff. the biggest difference here is the program assistance going from 2.8 fte up to 4.0 fte. the folks are key to organizing and running the various activities and events that
self-help. there's somed inest increases in operating expenses such as utilities, supplies and insurance. >> motion to discuss? >> so moved. >> any comments or questions from the commission? motion carries. item mm, requesting authorization to modify the grant with southwest community corporation for community services during the period of july 1, 2015 through june 30, 2017 in the additional amount of $49,798 plus a 10% contingency for a revised total grant amount $555,684. >> good morning. southwest community service is looking to hire a new staff with their increasing in funding. it will be full time fte program
assistant. they're also looking to augmented operating expenses around building maintenance and contract services. >> motion tod us -- motion to discuss? >> so moved >> any comments or questions from the commission. all in favor? >> aye. >> motion carries. item nn, requesting authorization to modify the grant with veterans equity center for community services during the period of july 1, 2015 through june 30, 2017 in the additional amount of $59,210. plus a 10% contingency for amount $1,271,212. >> good morning. veterans equity center is looking to hire some new staff with their increase in funding. first is a community service -- sorry, first is a data
collection specialist at .6 fte as well as senior housing intern at .25 fte. they're looking to increase their community service worker to .5 fte. then finally they're looking to augmented operating expenses around rent, utilities and program supplies. >> have a motion to discuss? >> so moved. >> any comments or questions from the commission? all in favor? >> aye. >> motion carries. item oo, requesting authorization to modify the grant with vietnamese mutual assistance association community services during the period of july 1, 2015 through june 30, 2017 in the additional amount of $49,436. plus a contingency for amount
$527,101. >> good morning. vietnamese elderly is looking to increase their salaries of existing staff as well as augment operating expenses and service charges for banking and payroll services. >> have a smokes to discuss? >> so moved. >> any comments or questions from the commission? all in favor? >> aye. >> motion carries. item pp, requesting authorization to modify the grant with ymca of san francisco mission for community services during the period of july 1, 2015 through june 30, 2017 in the amount of $38,905 plus a 10% contingency for total $469,171.
>> this one is community service add back funding designed to support and reinforce current programming as it is. this money is going primarily to cover staffing costs, increasing some staff time on the contract as well as some salary increase. in the current year, we're also seeing some money spent towards supporting ymca outings. there are approximately six more of these planned through the rest of the fiscal year. >> do i have a motion to discuss >> so moved. >> any comments or questions from the commission? all in favor? >> aye. >> any opposed? motion carries. at last, item qq, requesting authorization to modify the grant with ymca of san francisco stone sound community services during the period of july 1, 2015 through june 30, 2017 in the additional amount of $83,993
plus a 10% contingency not to exceed $679,945. >> this one also going to add back money designed to reinforce and support current programming levels. the money -- the big chunk of it is going towards improvement of the facility and operating expenses. we're seeing money fo forreplacements of tables, chairs and kitchen remodels. there is blinds, new curtains and blinds and window treatment as well as support for bus trips for them. for some of them, they need to rent bus, charter bus to go off site. >> thank you, may i have a motion to discuss? >> so moved. >> any comments?
commissioner loo? >> in the salary detail, line 21, the instructor, her salary is almost double of the others. i'm just wondering why. >> that one i do not know? >> you see the increase. she has many ymca certifications and has also been our longest term employee with us. for the amount of the years
she's worked, she's had wage increases as well as her certifications also, justifies the higher increase in pay than the other instructors. >> thank you. any other comments or questions? commissioner james. >> is it any reason that we could not have put all the ymcas together instead separate? are we paying administrative costs? >> yes. what's unique about the y, they operate -- there is an umbrella organization, with stones town and mission, they do operate independently of one another. for that reason, we've decided to set up one budget and a scope for one site and budget and scope for the other site. they work off of those contracts. >> so, do they use the bus
services the same? do you use the same bus services for traveling? you need separate buses >> there's no ymca bus that you use. that is them working with a private charter company to hire that bus. i'm assuming that they work any discounts that might be available for the ymca. >> i'm just thinking when we talked about just a few minutes ago. like the instructor, high salary
-- why can't you use some of those instructors from one center to the other center at a different cost? a lower cost? >> i think that's something that -- the y staff here, they can take in that feedback and work that in the programming in the future. my thought is that, a lot of these staff is they're using are working at various ymcas throughout the community and the bay area. it may be easier said than done. >> it sounds like some coordination need to be done there between the three centers. >> thank you. >> any other comments or questions? all in favor? >> aye. >> any opposed.
you know i'm proud that our city it one of the most walkable city's in north america we also will doekz to make sure that we reduce the number of fatalities in injuries and certainly we build all of us standing up here building one fatality is two ma many and a unacceptable that's why in our city we're commented to eliminating facilities by way of deaths didn't he 2024 and is vocation vision zero is is a commitment inform prioritize states streets and make sure that everyone whether walking or biking or driving or riding a bus about we all that the make sure your safe on the rods it is great to think that our
ridership is at all, all time high hurry city is growing more people cocking and binging the city has continued to prepare for the growth and we know that and you know that we are making historic investment in our transportation network and that investment has reached over a billion dollars just this year we have made investment in our city's is from we know with transportation infrastructure is equally as important to keep muni reliable and stave those historic investments allows to us there this munching service bison percent and light rail vehicles and clean up up cruise the public is noticing that
ridership is up and more confidence we're making muni safer and cleaner and ready to meet the demand of a growing city and ridership this is all to say a big thank you to the san francisco voters because of last year's obligation bond transportation bond had helps to achieve the reliability of muni and contributed to will be traffic signal over $300 million in street save upgrades towards vision zero goals making everyone more safe loophole is it today, we join with our san francisco small business commission and bike coalition. >> community transportation authority and certainly our municipal transportation agency and vision zero as well as our public works and delighted everyone that is working together with me to make sure
that when we said almost two years ago we were focused on some 24 projects and get them down those recommend the projects that have been data driven and certainly supervisor kim know that she lead the effort to get for data about what the high injury corridors were such we have priorities in our mission to make sure our streets is safer that time a year and a half 24 projects we said to get them done by february of 2016 as a result of every single ever those agencies private and public working together i'm glad to announce all 24 projects as of do i have cabin completed ahead of schedule head of schedule we're in a hurry to get anymore safety out to and, yes
there maybe other streets now that are being challenged for different reasons we we'll get to those in fact, what this aggressive strategy has allowed us to do finish up those projects their data driven and rfbtd of the high the injury corridors of city and knowing that now we've completed them we'll have 6 more indicate driven sites to this to be done we imply the ends of february 2016 and certainly saying we'll not stop this allows us to say we have a momentum to identify for projects with the strifrdz the residents and the bicycle advocates and senior advocates and all other organizations that represent those are not safer streets and will work aggressively to do that in the
calibration i think has been unmet since we started this project i want to say and big thank you i know supervisor kim when she comes up here will say she and i know we are that stan opposite side the streets of these street and mini in a activate a new signal i know that supervisor wiener and i were together noted long ago on 16 second street and market and supervisor tang and i were out together on sunset boulevards trying a new stoplights to slow down the traffic those are 3 of the highlighted ones in addition e annexation to ones in congested areas like the tenderloin those are to be celebrated because we are absolutely sure given the data that more lives will be saved as a result of
those improvements so we will complete and additional 6 so that will be thirty bends of february and that some of the alleged projects in addition to the ones identified on the 24th and additional ones include the improvements along second street and polk street and mosaic avenue and more we'll continue to work with all the neighborhood organizations to identify those areas i know of some already in chinatown we have infrastructure obviously know of marina there are also improvements to be made and in order to get to vision zero and in order to on that goal we'll is where to do more engineering that's why public works is here in concert with our community transportation leaders and our municipal
leaders as well to make sure we're identified the right areas but i do want to say despite some of the recent tragic event we'll you are talking about i want to say that we have prevented more accident by completing those 24 projects aggressively as we've done and as we set timetables in the future not only inform meet those but exceed those we're no a hurry to get to vision zero that also monies that lets remind everyone during the months when it is remain slow down and certainly all around schools you've got to slow down because we are trying to bring the pace of automobiles and the trucks and all slow down around the senior centers and the school sites 0 so we maintain a
higher level of safety where a lot more 1r50ub89 with that i'll call to the mike a good partner one from day one on the vision zero has pan instrumental in making sure that we identify and one of the most congested areas of city this is district 67 supervisor jane kim thank you, mr. mayor and i just want to thank the mayor's office for his incredible commitment to vision zero reducing the fatalities in san francisco to zero the next 9 years this announcement is in time for the last vision zero community meeting in december i chair bile be adopting the next generation of our zero project as the mayor mention 70 percent of fatality traffic accidents are on 12 percent of san francisco streets
this is an issue we can make a difference a solvable and with targeted example on the highest cords reduce half of our facilities and death in san francisco we know on the job deaths with 100 percent preventable and know that more people are killed by cars than by guns in the city so there is much work to be done i'm proud of the forest taken by all the city departments under the mayor's leadership i want to recognize sfmta and our community u county interest rate 80 one-story to make sure that vision zero and pedestrian safety and buena vista is a priority in all street projects in san francisco but as the mayor said particularly during the holiday we see an increase in traffic collisions around san francisco this is an important time for
the residents and workers and adversity to remember this is important to go slow speed is the main cause i have death and during the holidays we want to spend time with the friends and families and make sure that everyone comes home for dinner it make sense to take the time to drive slower to cycle and walk sloerp to enjoy the community here throughout the city so again congratulations to our city for completely all 24 projects as asked and promised by the city to how sour serious commitment to ending the traffic facilities and i looked at it to moving forward the next generation of project that continue to make the city safer for everyone. >> thank you all for scouting
this morning, i'm ben the mire senior advisors on vision zero we want to action the folks behind me they're in calibration and zero is is a mix of 14 departments come together to commented to a bold and baby boomer goal it work is not possible without the leadership first, we have from the city architects sorry the city engineer from the d and kathy from walk sf which is one of our great strong community partners advocating forever the public safety and liveable streets in san francisco and sheryl brinkman vice president of the san francisco municipal transportation agency and we have tom maguire the sustainable
streets at the sfmta and have tilly chang the executive director of the county transportation authority no san francisco and 80 mass the health officer here 2, 3, 4 the city and county of san francisco and noah what r a great partner and soon to be existing hopefully stay close by the director of to bicycle education and greg suhr the san francisco police department their folks are out there everyday and citing folks we appreciate all the hard work and with that, i want to invite to the myself of microphone the vice chair the mta sheryl brinkman. >> thank you ben and thank you all for coming i want to thank the mayor and the supervisors and oats heads of all the